View Full Version : Q. How great is the Ryder cup?
09-17-2004, 03:36 PM
A. Might be the best style of play that Pro golf has to offer. Players not getting paid, playing for there country, the best in the world rotating shots and playing best score i absolutely love it. I know this next statement will make some of you mad, but the USA has no idea how to play this style of tourny and there for will not win. The captain Sutton is the biggest problem. Tiger and Lefty should not play together and after the morning round he should not have played Love in the afternoon. I can only hope that we will still be hanging on for the last day of singels so we can make up what i think might turn into a blow out.
09-17-2004, 04:07 PM
It is a great event that was a cakewalk for the USA until Europe entered the competition. Ever since it has evened up tremendously. The advantage that the Europeans have is that they have to work far harder as a team to build unity. They come from many nations as opposed to one and I think it builds a special blend. Every year the US are big favourites and on paper there is no comparison. But you are a team of individuals, not a tight knit group. That is why you do well in the singles but by then it has been too late in three of the last four cups.
There was no camaraderie between Woods and Mickleson, it was evident to see, but you can see the closeness in all the european pairings. The Ryder Cup in the past 20 years has not been purely about skill, but team work. Thats why the four balls went 3.5 to 0.5 and right now Europe are up in three foursomes.
09-18-2004, 12:02 AM
I dig what you are saying but the Captains are not making it any better Sutton is an a$$.
09-18-2004, 04:57 PM
11-5 after day Two. Hal Sutton is going to take some stick tonight. The pairings by Europe were excellent once again today, good team play in the foursomes. Breaking up the Mickleson/Toms pair from the last Cup is the key too me. They were a great pairing and proved it today. It is a team game, the Ryder Cup, Europe find strength in numbers. Just three points to retain the cup, 3.5 for the win.
09-20-2004, 11:18 AM
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